News & Events

  • The Theater Department's Winter Term MainStage production of 1984 opens on February 16. Directed by Professor Peter Hackett, the production is a fast-paced, mixed-media adaptation that underscores the up-to-the-minute relevance of Orwell’s 1949 classic about political tyranny and disinformation.

    The Dartmouth News recently featured the production; that article can be found HERE...

  • Announcing upcoming auditions for:

    HAIR: A Senior Honors Thesis Project, directed by Virginia Ogden '18
    Auditions Monday & Tuesday, February 19-20
    6:30-10:00 pm
    Hopkins Center Rehearsal Room (in th basement of the Hop)

    Click HERE to sign up for a 10-minute audition slot



    By David Auburn

    March 1 & 3 at 8 PM
    March 4 at 2 PM
    The Bentley Theater

    A Student Production directed by Louisa Auerbach '20
    All tickets $4, general admission; available at the HOP Box Office beginning February 20

    The story of a young woman navigating the aftermath of her father's death, whose journey of reconciliation encounters obstacles including a controlling sister, an ...

  • Announcing upcoming auditions for:

    CITRUS: A Senior Fellowship Project by Celeste Jennings '18
    Monday, February 5
    6:00-9:00 pm
    Bentley Theater

    A fully-produced Student Senior Fellowship Production directed by JaMeeka Holloway-Burrell
    Performances May 4-6, Bentley Theater

    Citrus is an original choreopoem: a performance piece, in the style of...

    A Lunchtime Conversation with the Professional Playwrights of JAGFest 2.0

    Tuesday, February 6
    12:30-1:30 pm
    with complimentary buffet lunch from Boloco
    RSVP required

    One of the newest professional theater companies inthe region, JAG Productions is dedicated to producing classic, contemporary, and new...

  • 1984

    Based on the novel by George Orwell
    Adapted for the radio by Milton Wayne
    Adapted for the stage by Peter Hackett

    February 16-18 & 22-25
    The Moore Theater

    A Theater Department MainStage Production
    Tickets available at the HOP Box Office

    Buoyed by “misinformation” and “alternative facts,” the...


    by Samuel Beckett

    Saturday January 20 at 2 PM
    The Bentley Theater

    A YourSpace Student Project directed by Jasen Miyamoto
    Free Admission

    Samuel Beckett's masterpiece about marriage, aging and desperation. A New York Times review of Happy Days, at its opening in 1961, read “…the work reflects sorrowing vision of man and his world…Mr. Beckett’s threnody is grim, but in its...

  • The Winter 2018 Student Production will be David Auburn's Pulitzer Prize-winning play Proof, directed by Louisa Auerbach '20. Performances will be in the Bentley Theater, March 1 and 3 @ 8 PM and March 4 @ 2 PM.

    The story of a young woman navigating the aftermath of her father's death, whose a journey of reconciliation encounters obstacles including a controlling sister, an unassuming love interest, mind-boggling mathematics - and, finally, her own mind. 


  • Theater Minor Stephanie Everett '19 has just finished up an e-term at Northern Stage that included performing in their production of The Little Mermaid, but her work on their stage will continue later this month! A staged reading of Steph's play It's Fine, I'm Fine will be performed on January 19 at 7:30 pm as part of Northern Stage's New Works Now New Play...

  • Wondering how to get involved with the Theater Department this term? Come to our Winter Showcase!

    Stop by the Bentley Theater from 6:30-7:30 pm on Wednesday, January 10 to learn more about the Winter Term's productions:

    Winter 2018 MainStage: 1984, directed by Professor Peter Hackett

    Winter 2018 YourSpace: To be announced!

    Winter 2018 Student-Produced Show: To be announced!...